Classes and Offerings

Age Group Open Water

Are you interested in swimming the 2016 State Championship?  InnerShark is offering an opportunity to swim and learn open water swimming technique on Tuesdays in August. Tuesday mornings 7-8am at Law Park next to the Monona Terrace.  Interested?  Give Derek a call at (608)345-8546 or email at

2016 Age Group Open Water Wisconsin State Championship




Open Water Swimming Classes2010 OPS Highlights

To sign up for any of Innershark's open water classes simply email Derek at the link to the right.  I will send you a registration sheet.  


Open Water Swim Program $150/day

Geared toward training for Ironman Wisconsin and other endurance swimming events, this weekly class meets twice a week. It is a coach led class with no more than 15 swimmers per coach. It will target different energy systems on different days and regularly focus one part of the freestyle stroke to improve. Swimming locations will vary to use the best water.

Swimming starts May 23 and runs until Sept 8th.


  • Monday evenings (with E3)* 6:00-7:00pm on Lake Wingra
  • Tuesday Mornings 5:30-6:30am
  • Thursday mornings (with E3)* 5:30-6:30am

Morning Locations: Governor Nelson, Warner Park, and Law Park

Times: 6pm evenings or 5:30-6:30am (June and July) later as season progresses (August and September)

Price: 2 days a week $300.00 or 1 day a week $150

*I coordinate these practices with E3 but I will be the leading classes.  There will be an additional coach for groups over 15.


MSCR Indoor Masters Classes beginning October 2016

Masters swim is a program designed to provide a structured workout environment for swimmers of any fitness and skill level. Derek Scheer provides workouts varying from emphasizing endurance and building fitness to speed work and stroke development.  Registration must be done through MSCR prior to attending class, no drop ins allowed.  Please contact MSCR for pro-rated fee if registering past the first class day.

Madison West High School

October  2017 - January 2016
6-7:30am *workouts are modified for those who need to leave earlier*
Class meets Tuesdays and/or Thursdays

West - 5:30-7:30 AM - Tuesday and Thursday - Course # TBA

James Madison Memorial High School

February  2017 - May 2017
6-7:30am *workouts are modified for those who need to leave earlier*
Class meets Tuesdays and/or Thursdays


Jmm - 6:00-7:30 AM - Tuesday and Thursday - 2/2-5/26 (skipping 3/22 & 3/24) - Course # TBA

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