Betty Edwards competed for Canada at the 1930 and 1934 British Empire Games, in addition to her 1932 Olympic appearance. In 1930, she won a silver medal as part of the Canadian 4 x 100 yards freestyle relay team (with Irene Pirie, Marjorie Linton, and the non-Olympian Peggy Bailey). In the 1930 British Empire Games Edwards also finished sixth in the 400 yards freestyle. A graduate of the University of Toronto, she was later inducted into both the University of Toronto Sports Hall of Fame and the Ontario Swimming Hall of Fame. She was a member of the administrative staff at York University from 1962-80.