Afternoon games, regular drill and physical training are compulsory for all the Cadets to keep them physically fit and healthy. Cadets can play any game of their choice from available facilities like Football, Hockey, Cricket, Basketball, Swimming, Tennis, Squash, Horse Riding etc. An Inter-wing athletics competition is also held during November/December every year.
Dinner nights are held regularly for each wing. On every Thursday, one house takes part in this activity. The purpose of these dinner nights is to develop Mess Mannerism among the cadets.
Cadet College Hasan Abdal and some leading sister institutions like MCJ, Lawrence College, APS, PAF College Sargodha etc., hold annual sports fixtures reciprocally. A fixture spreading over a weekend involves only major games like Football, Hockey, Cricket and Basketball. Such fixtures are usually held during 2nd term (September & October).
On every Thursday, one house takes part in this activity after its Dinner Night. In social evening cadets perform skits, make short speeches, sing songs etc. The purpose of these social evening is to develop confidence of public appearance among the cadets.
In the Calendar of Events, special attention is given to Inter-wing competitions to develop a sense of competition among the cadets. Some of the competitions are academic nature like debates and some demand physical participation like football, cricket, hockey, basketball, cross country, athletics, drill, obstacle course etc.
Outside the realm of the normal curriculum of education and co-curricular activities, cadets perform various extracurricular activities. The extra curricular activities include debates, quizzes, singing competition, spelling bee, community service programs, Education & Excursion visits etc.