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100 Swimming Captions to Get Your Float On

There is nothing more refreshing than a swim. And we have put together a list of all the best swimming captions for Instagram that will make you want to dive right in! Whether you are heading to the ocean, the pool or the lake, we have the perfect captions to help you make a splash. We have also included a few swimming quotes for Instagram if you think that someone else might have said it best first.aptions about swimming.

Our Favorite Swimming Captions for Instagram

Swimming is cheaper than therapy

Swimmers rule in the pool

Back in the swim of things

Swimming is dancing under the water

Happiness is all about making your own waves

Person in water with swimming captions

So, this is the mermaid life

Some people call me an aquaholic

We mermaid for each other

Having a fintastic time

Its time to jump into the blue!

Enjoying my summer one splash at a time.

Can sitting by the pool be my day job already?

Do you even make waves, bro?

Happiness is all about making your own waves.

If you didn’t splash, did a pool day even happen?

Dream big little mermaid

Mermaid in swimming pool with mermaid captions

Enjoy, relax, soak, and unwind.

Don’t worry – I’ve been splashing since the 90s.

I got 99 bikinis and I can’t choose one.

Make your own sunshine.

Hair up, sunnies on.

What the shell. This isn’t the beach!

Find me wherever the pool floats are.

BRB: Quitting everything so that we can be mermaids.

Good things come to those who swim

Keep calm & keep swimming

I swim therefore I am

You’re only one swim away from a good mood

Gone swimmin’ in the infinity pool

A splishin’ and a splashin’!

Making a splash to beat the heat!

Just dive in!

Person diving in water wtih swimming captions for Instagram

Forget the glass slippers – this princess wears flippers

The water you sinking about?

Enjoy, relax, soak, and unwind

A bikini can’t solve everything, but it’s a good start.

Be grateful for good friends, hot sun, and clear water

Those splash spots were there before I got here.

Life is better when you’re swimming.

This is me before my epic cannonball.

Pretty sure I was a mermaid in my past life.

When you have the whole pool to yourself.

I’ve never met a pool float that I didn’t like.

Hey, summer. We think about you all the time.

Peace, love, and pineapple pool floats.

Don’t get tied down. Have a pool party.

You can’t swim with us.

Don’t ever miss a chance to be sun-kissed.

Keep calm and swim on

The best sunrises are over swimming pools

Life is better when you’re swimming

So much water, such little time

All my troubles wash away in the water

A splashing good time!

Don’t be afraid to jump in

Person jumping in water iwth funny captions for swimming

There might are a million fish in the sea, but I’m a mermaid

Some of the best memories are made in bathing suits

Is that new perfume? No, that’s chlorine

You mermaid to go far

Some of the best memories are made in bathing suits.

Keep calm and go swim.

Relaxed state of mind.

If in doubt, swim on out.

Time is a pool to swim and dream and create in.

I could swim all day long if there were more hours to spare.

Life is cool by the pool.

We’re all about the pool days and sun rays.

Sunshine, poolside, downtime.

Has anyone seen my mermaid tail?

Can this never-ending pool, never end?

A little bit of pool time

Pool hair, don’t care

I need more time at the pool

Happiness is pretending to be a mermaid in the swimming pool

Swimmers rule in the pool

Sun making patterns in pool water with a swimming pool captions that reads think less, swim more

The best sunrises are over swimming pools

Night swim pool times

The pool gives only good vibes

One hand pool selfie

It’s just you and the pool

I need more time at the pool

Crazy day at the crazy pool

Infinite possibilities awaiting the pool

Happiness is… a summer afternoon in the pool

Take your relaxation to the next level!

Palm trees with pool Instagram captions

Always be nice to people who have a pool

Today has been canceled. Go back to the pool

Girls just wanna have pool parties

If you didn’t splash, did a pool day even happen?

Quit pool-ing my leg

To Infinity pool and beyond

Reflecting on infinity pools

It’s always a good time to relax by the infinity pool

This infinity pool is mer-mazing

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Short Pool Quotes, Funny Pool Captions, Jet Ski Captions, Paddle Board Captions, Short Wave Quotes, Lake Life Quotes, Fitness Captions, Yoga Captions, Tennis Captions, Biking Captions, Lake Puns and Short Lake Quotes.

Short Captions About Swimming

You never regret a swim

Swimming is my therapy

Swimming state on mind

So this is the mermaid life

Life is water-ful

Person in water short captions about swimming

Cannonballs at 10 AM!

Chlorine can be serene

Water is purifying

Eat my bubbles

Swim your worries away.

Sunshine on my mind.

Think less, swim more

Nothing but blue skies

Mermaid off-duty

 It’s dive time

Sorry, no lifeguard on duty.

Home is where the pool is.

Just keep swimming

Go with the float

Best fins forever

Made for sunny days.

Tropic like it’s hot.

When in doubt, swim it out

Happiness is pretending to be a mermaid in the swimming pool

I could swim all day long if there were more hours to spare

Real athletes swim – the rest play games

Swim at your own risk, lifeguard on beer break

Oh buoy – we’re having a splash bash

I don’t come from the sea, but I live in the water

Person walking in water with cute captions on swimming

Be a mermaid and make waves

In my other life, I was a fish

Don’t worry — I’ve been splashing since the ’90s

The water doesn’t know how old you are

Let’s have a sinking feeling

Pretty sure I was a mermaid in my past life

So much water, such little time.

Balance out your backstroke

Live a bikini kinda life

Is that new perfume? No, that’s chlorine.

Life is better at the lake

Another day, another dip

I’m on lake time

Sleep under the stars and swim under the sun

Live. Love. Lake.

Memories made at the Lake last a lifetime

Go jump in the lake

Sunshine and lake water is all I need

Water with lake captions for Instagram

It’s a-boat time we got to the lake

Eat. Sleep. Boat. Repeat.

Life’s a beach, enjoy the waves

I’m a fish in water


All you need is love. And the lake…

Sunshine and lake water is all I need

If you’re lucky enough to live at the lake, you’re lucky enough

Lake rules: Sleep in. Read. Nature. Memories. Relax. Fish. Enjoy each moment.

Splish Splash

Floatin’ along

Bobbing along

When we count our blessings, we count days at the lake

My favourite day is a sea day.

Saltwater cures all wounds.

‘Tis the sea-sun to make waves.

The waves of the sea help me get back to me.

Just like the sea I can be a little salty.

My dreams are made of sand and sea.

Person floating iwth short captions for the ocean

Now that I am by the water I can sea clearly.

It’s time for the sun, sea and sand.

Today, I decided to make waves.

The ocean is calling

The ocean is where I belong

Breath in the ocean

Keep calm and let’s go to the beach

Set your clock to beach time

If life is a journey the beach is my destination

The best therapy is beach therapy

Happiness comes in waves

These are the beach days we live for

Waves for days

Gone to the beach. Be back never.

Life is good at the beach

Person with beach hair Instagram captions

The beach gives me porpoise

No one likes a shady beach

If there’s will, there’s wave

The beach is calling and I must go

I’m happiest when floating in the sea

My beach vacation is going swimmingly!

Paradise found

High tides, good vibes

You can never have too much beach

Forever BEACHY

Don’t worry BEACH happy

Beach hair, don’t care.

Ocean Air, Salty hair.

Seas the beach day

Water with funny summer captions

Get in the swim this summer

Swim your worries away

Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer

Spending my summer swimming

Dream of summers that last forever

Summer vacay is my happy place

Shades of blue ocean and blue sky with a summer vacation captions that reads summer vacay is my happy place

Enjoying my summer one splash at a time

Catching some rays, some waves and some favs

Nothing but sandy skin and summer smiles

Aboat time

Summer vibes

Spending my summer on the beach

Summer is better at the lake

Never stop chasing your summer

Go jump in the lake

Floating into summer vacation like…

My summer vacation is going swimmingly!

Be grateful for good friends, hot sun, and clear water

Falling in love with this summer

Love these summer days

Summer lovin’

Live. Love. Summer.

Short Swimming Quotes for Instagram

“I actually love swimming but I just hate jumping in the water.” – Natalie Coughlin

“A huge part of swimming for me is I love it, and it is so much fun.” – Missy Franklin

“I’m so used to swimming with the piranhas. And they’re really not that bad.” – Brie Larson

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Person in lake with short swimming quotes for Instagram

“Don’t wait for your ship to come in. Swim out to it.” – Steve Southerland

“The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.” – Woodrow Wilson

“Swimming isn’t everything, winning is.” – Mark Spitz

“While I’m swimming, I sing songs in my mind.” – Alexandr Popov

“Swimming was the opposite of panic attack. Fluid and calm and quiet.” ― John Corey Whaley

“Swimming gives me immense satisfaction.” – Laura Dutta

“As a kid, I dreamed of playing in a warm land with a swimming pool.” – Henrick Larsson

Palm trees and pool from above with a pool quotes for Instagram

“As long as I’m enjoying swimming, I will keep swimming.” – Cate Campbell

“Swimming is simply moving meditation.” – Cesar Nikko Caharian

“I was so relaxed in the water, it felt amazing.” – Pieter van den Hoogenband

“Swimming is my passion and something that I love.” – Natalie du Toit

“I was scared of water, so I learnt swimming.”– Geeta Phogat

“Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.” – Warren Buffett

“I’m just a simple guy swimming in a sea of sharks.” – Don Johnson

“This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is.” – Dennis Rodman

“She kept swimming out into life because she hadn’t yet found a rock to stand on.” – Barbara Kingsolver

“The water is your friend… don’t have to fight with water, just share the same spirit as the water, and it will help you move.” – Alexandr Popov

Person in water with funny swimming Instagram quotes by Popov

“To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead, you relax, and float.” – Alan Watts

“I love to watch the movement of light on water, and I love to play in rivers and lakes, swimming or canoeing. I am fascinated by people who work with water – fishermen, boatmen – and by a way of life that is dominated by water.” – Berlie Doherty

“We shall not be happy unless we live like good animals, unless we enjoy the exercise of the ordinary functions of life: eating, sleeping, loving, walking, running, swimming, riding, sailing.” – William Morris

“My preference is swimming in the sea. I find the sea is more liberating, wild and good fun rather than plodding up and down a pool.” – Jo Brand

“The water tells none of its secrets.” – Nikos Engonopoulos

Sunset on lake with short water quotes for Instagram

 “Mainly, I like to have fun. Swimming is all about having fun, and I am a firm believer that you should keep swimming as long as you are having fun, but I can say that it becomes much more fun as you get older and learn more about the sport, life, and especially more about yourself.” – Scott Goldblatt

“Water was something he loved, something he respected. He understood its beauty and its dangers. He talked about swimming as if it were a way of life.” ― Benjamin Alire Sáenz

“When you truly sing, you sing yourself free. When you truly dance, you dance yourself free. When you walk in the mountains or swim in the sea, again, you set yourself free.” ― Jay Woodman

So that is our list of Swim Captions! We hope you found the perfect one for your swimming photo.

Now get out there and get in the water!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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