Neighbouring Menai and Bangor, Barden Ridge’s similarity to these suburbs is reflected in the families that reside here. There are three schools and one childcare centre located in the small 6 sq km area. Within 29km of Sydney’s CBD and home to the Ridge Spots Complex, Bardon Ridge has all the necessary amenities to make outdoor activities accessible. The suburb includes three parks an expanse of bush, filled with trails and tracks that are perfect for walking, hiking, cycling, mountain biking and climbing.
Barden Ridge is home to the Barden Ridgebacks Football Club, the Barden Ridgebacks Netball Club, the Shire R/C Aircraft club, Illawong Marlins Baseball Club and The Barden Ridge Comets Cricket Team.