Dive in and douse those dog days of summer at a spate of new aqua-themed attractions keeping it cool at resorts around the country.

The Woodlands Resort near Houston unveils its souped-up water park with a three-story, double-helix water slide, a fish-stocked coral reef for snorkeling, and a “sprayground” to squirt the tots. (800) 433-2624, www.woodlandsresort.com

Through Labor Day, Phoenix’s cool and cozy Wigwam Resort screens “dive in” family movies poolside each Saturday evening. (800) 327-0396, www.wigwamresort.com

In Las Vegas, the new Skin Pool Lounge at the Palms Casino Resort moves the nightclub onto the swim deck, where patrons dance on glass-topped pools, chill in techno-rigged cabanas, or, by day, slurp champagne popsicles and spiked snow cones. (702) 942-7777, www.palms.com