Local baseball training center, , closed for business on Sunday, April 3.
The owner, Craig Koch, said that he was forced to shut down due to high rent in a weak economy. He tried to negotiate with the landlord, Washington Real Estate Investment Trust, but was unsuccessful.
There are no plans for Frozen Ropes to re-open in the future, but Koch said he has had a great three and half years working with the kids. He mentioned that it will be sad not being able to see the kids grow up and increase their baseball skills.
"We appreciate all our customers and had a great time teaching baseball to kids," said Koch.