It is summer in Orange County and you are psyched up about getting into the swimming pool. Swimming pools are great fun, and at times you might forget this when you are busy taking care of them. So take some time off the maintenance bit and jump into the pool.

Here are 50 swimming pool tricks you can try out for a creative entrance into your swimming pool this summer. Some are pretty simple and conventional such as the belly flop while others such as the break dancer take experience. Do not try out the difficult ones, unless you have experience.

  1. Cannon Ball: Tuck your knees close to your chest and wrap your arms around your legs.
  2. Belly Flop: Jump into the pool with body parallel to the water and face down. Expect the sting.
  3. Base Jumper: Jump into the pool face down with knees bent backward, and arms stretched behind you. Expect the sting.
  4. Crouching Tiger: Crouch with your claws out and jump into the pool.
  5. Jumping Jack: Stretch your arms and legs out and jump.
  6. Long Jump: Jump out as far as you can feet first.
  7. Walking Man: Casually walk in the air as you jump.
  8. Jump for Joy: Get your arms out and bend your knees in completely slightly sideways.
  9. Jackie Joyner: Jump with one leg out in front and the other out in the back. Do the same with the arms.
  10. Loose Cannon: Keep your legs out wide and bring your knees up. You can grab your legs.
  11. It’s a Boy: Jump face backward with your arms and legs spread in the air.
  12. Night Fever: Jump into the pool as you make a disco dance move.
  13. Harry Potter: Ride a pool noodle like a broom as you jump into the pool.
  14. Trust Fall: Fold your arms across your chest and fall face backward into the pool.
  15. Chuck Norris: Jump into the pool as you do a flying sidekick.
  16. Huge Mistake: Make it look like you accidentally fell in the water.
  17. Bodybuilder: Flex your muscles as you jump into the water.
  18. Air Jordan: Do the famous Jordan’s dunk like the logo on his shoes.
  19. The Swimmer: Jump and do a swimming motion in the air before you hit the water.
  20. Pencil: With both legs straight and arms by your side jump into the pool.
  21. Nestea Plunge: Fall face backward into the pool with your arms out.
  22. Jack Knife: Pull one leg towards your chest and wrap your arms around it. Lean back about 35 degrees.
  23. Dead Man Twist: Fall face forward and turn backward before you hit the water.
  24. Helicopter: Extend your arms out and do a 360-degree spin before you hit the water.
  25. Superman: Dive parallel with the water.
  26. Frogger: Dive into the water with your legs spread out and slightly bent at the knees.
  27. Leisure Dive: Jump into the pool with a stiff body resting your head on your hand.
  28. Hadouken: Jump into the pool facing away and pretend you are getting hit in the stomach.
  29. Lover’s Tryst: Grab a friend and jump into the water as you hug them tightly.
  30. Thinking Man: Do a thinking man pose as you jump into the water.
  31. Ninja: Jump into the water with your knees up and your arms spread out to the sides.
  32. Rock god: Jump doing a leg split and holding a pool noodle guitar.
  33. Snowboarder: Jump sideways with your knees bent and reaching behind to grab your imaginary board.
  34. Dolphin Dive: Jump in a half circle into a dive.
  35. Sync Dive: Dive sideways into the pool with your arms above your head and your hands together.
  36. Lord of the Dance: Channel Michael Flately.
  37. Spiderman: Jump while doing a full split with both arms straight down and pretend to shoot webbing from your wrist.
  38. Airplane: Jump in a seated position with both arms out to your side.
  39. Lotus: Jump and sit in the Lotus position with meditation hands.
  40. Reverse Dive: Dive into the water with the front of your body facing the sky.
  41. Power Drill: Dive into the water horizontally as you spin like a power drill.
  42. Foot Grab: Jump into the water while reaching behind and grabbing both ankles.
  43. Forward Flip: Tuck and roll your body into forward motion.
  44. Swan Dive: Keep your legs straight, your arms out wide and your back arched. Then bring your arms in as you hit the water.
  45. Barrel Roll: Jump sideways in a 360-degree spin with your arms around your knees.
  46. Back Flip: Do a reverse forward flip.
  47. Cheerleader: Jump into the water as you spread our legs out wide and try to touch your toes.
  48. Pike: Jump in with both legs out straight and your arms wrapped around your thighs.
  49. Cart Wheel: Do a basic cartwheel in the air as you jump into the pool.
  50. Break Dancer: Jump, twist your legs together and do a 180-degree flip so that you enter the water with your legs above your head.

    Before jumping into any pool ensure:

    • That the area is large and deep enough to cover the jump safely.
    • Small children are not playing there. They might move suddenly.
    • That you avoid areas with sunbather. It is likely they do not want to be splashed.

50 tricks to jump into your Orange County swimming pool