The original Gateway Conference was organized in 1958 and on August 18,1975 was reorganized as the Greater Gateway Athletic Association. In June of 1983 it reverted back to the Gateway Conference.
The aims of the Gateway Conference are as follows:
- To Foster and promote interscholastic athletics within the conference.
- To aid in the development and promotion of better fellowship and closer athletic relations between members.
- To instill democratic ideals of team play, sportsmanship and a desire to succeed.
- To inspire self-discipline and self-determination in the youth of our respective schools.