The following Cleveland roads are closed for the Senior Games during the weekend of Saturday July 27 and Sunday July 28:
CLEVELAND - The heat is on in Cleveland in more ways than one during the National Senior Games.
If the city and the new Cleveland Convention Center handle all of the visitors with success, more major event organizers will be inclined to choose Cleveland.
It's estimated the games, which will draw 11,000 athletes to Cleveland plus nearly 20,000 visitors, will generate $35 million for the local economy.
NewsChannel5 learned there are about 15 scouts from around the country in Cleveland, familiarizing themselves with the city and gauging how well Cleveland handles the games, logistics and visitors. If they like what they see, more groups could book their main events in Cleveland, which is experiencing a rebirth downtown.
The Cleveland Sports Commission is making a bid to bring the NCAA Women's Final Four back to Cleveland.
USA Volleyball, gymnastics and other major sporting events could be more willing to bring their championships to Cleveland because the new convention center is much bigger and more hotels are being built downtown.
On Friday, many people said with all of the athletes and tourists in town, it appears downtown is headed for a comeback.
Athletes over the age of 50 from all over the country are flocking to Cleveland to show their skills in the 2013 National Senior Games.
The heat is on in Cleveland in more ways than one during the National Senior Games.
Cleveland is ready to roll out the red carpet for 11,000 athletes in town for National Senior Games.
Ninety-nine-year-old Walt Westermann is going for gold at the National Senior Games in golf and shuffleboard.
Organizers believe the 2013 National Senior Games will bring $35 million to the Cleveland area over the next couple of weeks.
The 2013 National Senior Games are coming to Cleveland this weekend and that means some road closures.
Not only is the Cleveland Convention Center brand new, it's spacious and it's bright, and experts say that makes it welcoming.
In less than two months the 2013 National Senior Games will get under way.