Development of the Wagon Trails Neighborhood began in 2000 and the first homes were built in 2001. Homeowner includes membership in a private neighborhood swimming pool, tennis court and basketball court.
Wagon Trails neighborhood is the first in Colorado Springs that I’ve seen take Facebook to a new level.
Other neighborhoods are using social media to get people together and to promote their area. But Wagon Trails is ratcheting up the activity to new levels.
It’s a cross between Neighborhood Watch and a social calendar.
The Wagon Trails Recreation Association collects $250 annual dues for maintenance of the pool and facillites. But there is no homeowners association board to enforce neighborhood covenants.
Movie night attracts a big crowd like this event in 2009.
The neighborhood used Facebook to promote an ice cream social on Aug. 20, 2011.
The neighborhood held a flea market recently.
The July neighborhood barbecue drew a huge crowd.
The private swimming pool is the heart of the Wagon Trails neighborhood.