empowering individuals to develop a lifelong love and respect for the water
High Quality Swim Lessons
At the heart of everything we do is our passion for water safety, building confidence, teaching at developmentally appropriate levels, and our commitment to our students. At Superfish, our teaching philosophy is to learn through meaningful play while building trust and confidence in yourself and in the water. We are here to teach beginners to advanced level swimmers. We believe swimming is a lifelong skill and want everyone to have the opportunity to learn.
Something for everyone
We’ll see you at the pool!
Work 1:1 with a highly qualified swim instructor.
Book online easily to fit your schedule.
Semi-Private instruction available upon request
Small Group Classes
Swim Team Prep
Learning isn’t linear.
The Super Fish Difference
Highly Trained Instructors
Positive Learning Environment
Specialty Instruction with
Special Needs | Water Trauma | Anxiety
The Best of Both Worlds
Kate Forman and Caroline Ritenour have joined forces and combined their small swim schools to be a Youngstown Powerhouse in quality swim instruction.
Owner, Instructor | MEd
Kate rocks and she will get her bio done soon!
Owner, Instructor | BS Early Childhood Education
Coach Caroline has been teaching swim lessons since she was 15 years old. Coach Caroline specializes in individuals who learn differently (special needs/water trauma/anxiety) and teaching the competitive strokes. She was the first #swimwhisperer in the Youngstown Area (trained in the Swim Angelfish Methodology).
She founded the Piranha Aquatics Swim Team in Salem, where she was head coach for 10 years before deciding to focus on swim instruction. She was a state qualifier in high school, competed in college, is a master’s national qualifier and was a published member of the 2017 American Swim Coach Association Fellows Class.
She is married to her husband, Don, and they co-own YoFresh Food together. Coach Caroline loves to read, play piano, swim, and introvert.
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