DOWNTOWN AKRON — Cheer USA, a family-owned business providing children’s cheerleading classes throughout the United States, will host a class for children ages 5-14. Registration will be Sept. 16 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Registration and classes will take place at the YMCA, 1 Canal Square Plaza. The first class starts Sept. 23. Classes will help children improve their cheerleading skills, overall physical fitness and ability to work well with others, according to organizers. The cost is a $5 registration fee and $9 per class. For details, call (866) 236-2767.
SOUTH AKRON — The “Together Against Breast Cancer” softball tournament will take place Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Firestone Stadium, 1575 Firestone Pkwy. Tickets are $5 for adults, $2 for students with identification and $1 for children ages 12 and younger. Proceeds benefit Muffins for Mammograms. The schedule for the tournament includes: Ursuline College vs. Walsh University, 9 a.m.; The University of Akron (UA) vs. Gannon University (stadium field), Ursuline vs. Miami Valley (pony field), 10:30 a.m.; Walsh vs. Miami Valley, noon; Ashland University vs. Kent State University, 1:30 p.m.; Walsh vs. Gannon (stadium), Ursuline vs. Miami Valley (pony), 3 p.m.; UA vs. Kent, 4:30 p.m.; Ashland vs. Gannon, 6 p.m.; and Ashland vs. UA, 7:30 p.m. For details, call (330) 376-8188.