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Community Park Audit Tool (CPAT)

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Kansas State University. University of Missouri. City of Kansas City Missouri Parks and Recreation Department.

The Community Park Audit Tool (CPAT) is a user-friendly and reliable tool designed to evaluate parks for their potential to promote physical activity. The audit tool itself and a user's guide can be downloaded from the home page.

Listed in the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework Interpretive Guide.

Used to measure:

  • Indicator ST5: Readiness and Need
  • Indicator MT5: Nutrition Supports
  • Indicator MT6: Physical Activity and Reduced Sedentary Behavior Supports