Lisa Armitage

Lisa Armitage is the owner of Goldfish Swim Schools in Columbus and a local water safety expert. More than four years ago Lisa’s three children were taking lessons at Goldfish Swim School in Michigan, and she was inspired by the school’s water-safety focused curriculum and unique, family-friendly approach to teaching kids to swim. She decided to open her own Goldfish Swim School location in Dublin, moved her family to central Ohio and opened a Westerville location two years later.

Lisa’s mission is to spread water safety awareness throughout the community and Lisa and her team have helped thousands of children throughout Central Ohio learn to be safer with free water safety presentations at local schools, daycares and community groups. She will be opening a third Goldfish Swim School location in Lewis Center this summer.

Her locations are among the top-performing in Goldfish’s national system, and she has earned a number of awards, including Columbus Business First’s 40 Under 40, Westerville Young Professional of the Year and many more, and is deeply involved in the communities she serves.