2000 Shepherd's Vineyard Drive Apex, NC 27502 

Group lessons build confidence.


  • Coach Christa has taught children and adults group swim lessons for years. Coach Christa has a love of teaching and a desire for all children to feel confident and safe in the water. She is a busy mom to four active teenagers - including her assistant coach Jessica.
  • Coach Jessica is a lifeguard at the Pool at Shepherd's Vineyard. She is an active member of the Killer Whales swim team and proudly represents the Apex High School Cougars' swim team. Coach Jessica is excited to be spreading her love of swimming to young children.
  • Weekend instructor: Coach Kristy has been involved with swimming since age 9 when she began swimming competitively for US swimming. She swam in college and was an assistant swim coach for the SUNY New Paltz college swim team for two years. She has taught swim lessons to all ages, from age 2 to adults, for more than a decade.
  • Coach Savannah is a second-year lifeguard at the pool and a rising senior at Apex High School. She swam on the Killer Whales swim team for 8 years, but then stopped to turn her focus on running, and is now on both the cross country and track teams at Apex High School. She loves volunteering and especially enjoys working with and being around children. She is excited to be able to teach!

The Pool at Shepherd’s Vineyard is home to the award-winning Killer Whales swim team. Group lessons instructors are not directly affiliated with the swim team. For more details about the Killer Whales swim team, visit the website and join today!