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Phone: (704) 547-5991
Address: 12210 US Hwy 29 N
Charlotte, NC 28262

Hours: Monday – Saturday
10:00am to 6:00pm

Administrative Team

Ashton Gantz -
Administrative Director

Sara Royer - Administrative Assistant
Megan Monroe - Administrative Assistant/Staff Coordinator
Aquatics Team

Melissa Shearer - Aquatics Trainer, Swim Teacher
Melissa is our senior teacher and essentially started our WHOLE program here at OWA!
She loves seeing the progress and safety achieved with students of all ages.

Outside of OWA, she loves to travel, an avid reader, has 2 boys, and is rehabing a 40 year old house!
Aylee - Swim Teacher, Shift Manager

Reid - Swim Teacher, Deck Manager
Reid has been a swim teacher with OWA for 2 1/2 years and loves working with kids and adults.

"To see them progress at something that will save a life is awesome!"

Outside of OWA, he is about to finish his first year at ECU in Nursing and loves to hunt, fish, and anything outdoors.
Chloe - Swim Teacher

Camden - Senior Deck Manager
Camden has been with OWA for 3 1/2 years and loves working with the kids and staff - "like family."

Outside of OWA he is about to finish his junior year at UNCC in Communications and Journalism.
He loves watching the Charlotte Hornets and his favorite athlete is Conor McGregor.

Alia - Swim Teacher, Deck Manager
Alia has been with OWA for 2 years and loves bonding with the kids and seeing them progress. She also loves all her co-workers!

Outside of OWA, Alia is a high school senior and plans to study nursing at ECU this fall. She also has traveled to Italy, Britain, France, and Mexico!
Danielle - Swim Teacher
Caroline - Swim Teacher
McKenna - Swim Teacher, Deck Manager

McKenna has been with OWA for almost 2 years. She loves establishing relationships with her students and coworkers.

Outside of OWA, she is a current freshman at Elon with an exercise science major and psychology minor.
Fun fact: She has modeled in Paris Fashion Week!!!