Cyd Lash Academy offers students a variety of opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities. To participate, students must meet Cyd Lash's eligibility requirements as determined by school policy and discussion by local teams. Cyd Lash is a member of the Chicago Area Alternative Education League (CAAEL), which serves students through participation in sports leagues and fine arts activities. Cyd Lash offers co-educational basketball, volleyball, flag-football, and softball teams through CAAEL, which are coached and supervised by Cyd Lash staff. Students also submit works of fine art to CAAEL's annual art contest, which promotes art education and appreciation in member schools. Cyd Lash also offers a variety of after-school activities for students throughout the school year. Activities are offered based on student and staff interests and may change from year to year.
All students at Cyd Lash are also given the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities in their home schools as long as they meet the district eligibility requirements for those activities. Activities include; sports teams, fine art activities, and/or academic competitions. Along with these activities students may also attend their home district events such as; graduation, prom, sporting events, and performances. Eligibility requirements differ for each district, though they are typically connected to academic performance and behavioral conduct.