CPAT Dates -2018

 2/3, 2/17

3/3, 3/17

4/7, 4/21

5/5, 5/19

6/2, 6/16

7/7, 7/21

8/4, 8/18

9/1, 9/15

10/6, 10/20

11/3, 11/17

12/1, 12/15

CPAT Testing 

CPAT Training Videos: Enduro Strength Training

Contact: Gabe Orozco - (480) 201-0294


Individual Test: $105

Retest(within 6 months): $55

2 Practice Sessions & Test: $135

  • The Ape provides the Candidate Physical Abilities Test (CPAT) according to the International standards
  • $5 from every test and retest will go to support the PFFA
  • Groups, such as Fire Departments, with 10 or more participants can reserve a time slot at the normal rate seperate from Saturday tests
  • Individuals needing an "Emergency" test can schedule a session at the Ape's earliest convenience for $205
  • Receive a $50 discount if you're currently enrolled in the 9 week Academy Prep Program
  • CPAT testing must be paid with cash only

Ape Academy Weekly Schedule

  •  Tuesday: 6PM - 10PM
    • Skills course and weights
  •  Wednesday: 6PM - 7PM
    • Yoga session provided for recovery
  •  Friday: 4PM - 6PM
    • Open gym weight training
  •  Sunday: 10AM - 12PM
    • Ape day skills course
  • Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday are optional but strongly recommended
  • Week 5 - Wells Fargo Tower climb in full turnouts

Academy Prep - 9 Week Program

Next Academy:  TBA

  • Preparing Candidates For Professional Firefighting Academies & Career
  • Mental & Physical Preparation
  • Skills Course
    • Access to Full Turnout Gear & Bottles
    • Access to Firefighting Tools & Props
    • Coached by Professional Firefighters
  • introduction to hose-lays, taking plugs and loading hose
  • High rise tower climb
  • Individual Strength Training Programs
  • Personal Pre & Post Program Evaluations
  • Proper Techniques Taught on Squat, Deadlift & Presses
  • Personalized Nutrition Plans
  • Receive a $50 discount on the CPAT if taken during the 9 weeks.
  • If you've participated in two Ape Academies at $600 then any remaining Academy is only $300.
  • Schedule:
    • Tuesdays- Skills courses and lifting @6pm
    • Wednesdays- Yoga @6pm
    • Friday- weight room @4pm
    • Sunday (2nd and 4th Sundays)- Skills courses @10am

*To sign up, send us an email with your phone number and you will be placed on the call list. Calls will be made in 1 month prior. If you accept a spot there is a $300 non refundable deposit due. The remaining payment of $300 is due the first night of class.

Ape Academy Skills Technique Basics

Ape Day

2nd and 4th Sundays of every month at 10:00AM

Cost: $15 Drop cash only

  • Skills Course introduction
  • Access to Full Turnout Gear & Bottle
  • Arrive 9-930 for gear sizing
  • Anyone and everyone welcome
  • All Skill Levels



*The best way to get started with The Ape



Date: Wednesdays at 6PM (during Ape Academy)

Next session begins January

Cost: Free - Donations for equipment use are appreciated

  • Ape Yoga is one hour of basic 101 yoga
  • Combine static poses with flowing movement all driven by breath
  • No competition or comparing - it's time to heal your body
  • All are welcome as long as you accept that flexibility is not a requirement, it's a side effect of the physical practice
  • This hour each week will help reduce the tightness in shoulders, back, and hips

Affinity Groups

All groups meet at 5:30PM and start at 6:00PM

Cost: Free 

  • Practice Skills With Gym Gear and Equipment 
  • Fire Vets
    •  Every 2nd Friday 
  • Emerald Society
    •  Every 3rd Friday 
  • Valley Women's Firefighter Society
    •  Every 4th Friday 
  • Bomberos
    •  1st and 3rd Monday
  • Contact an affinity group for more details