I don't think mine would jump into a large body of water on their own, but they would follow me in. Midnite is a strong swimmer and Robyn holds her own . They both enjoy playing in the baby pools I got for them , but they don't get dxcited over the hose, that is the younger goldens thing.
Misty- Samoyed Mix, Tannor- Golden Retriever CGC
Robyn- GSD CGC, TC, Midnite-GSD CGC,TC, Brennan-Golden Retriever CGC, Batman-Husky/Greyhound , Apollo-GSD