Mr. Bridges has been a member of the Richard Eaton Singers and has served in various executive capacities, including president, for that organization and other musical groups such as Pro Coro Canada. He was a legal advisor to the Board of Directors of the Edmonton Concert Hall Foundation during its formative stages. He is a member of, and solicitor to, St. John's Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral. He is past-president of the West Ingle Community Development Association and is currently President of the Royal Glenora Club.
In addition to his musical interests, Ed Bridges enjoys sports, particularly playing tennis and coaching minor hockey and soccer. He is a student of the French language and its literature. His wife, Leona, is a teacher of the French, Spanish and Ukrainian languages. The Bridges have three sons, Daniel, John and Dennis, and they are now grandparents!