Haggin Oaks is another notoriously popular neighborhood in Bakersfield. Its’ location, however, makes it one of the prime locations for families. One of the top reasons families love the Haggin Oaks neighborhood is its central location to the various schools in Bakersfield. Valley Achievement Center, Laurelglen Elementary School, and Panama-Buena Vista Union School are just a few of the choices families have for their educational needs. The neighborhood also has two day care centers, Childtime and Jennifer Harris Family Child Care, located in its boundaries. The Marketplace is also located in this neighborhood. The Marketplace is home to a variety of restaurants, shops, and other amenities the residents can enjoy. Louella’s Children Boutique, Kaiser Permante, Patrick James Inc., Talbots, Johnny Rockets, Rite Aid, Applebee’s, and many other shops are all located within The Marketplace. The John Hillman Aquatic Center, Cynthia Stiles Fine Art, and Glen Thomas Books are also located within close proximity to the Haggin Oaks neighborhood.